(47 Episodes) "Frontier Town" was a 1949, 30-minute weekly western-serial-drama, which was broadcast on WFOW radio every Tuesday evening at 8:30 pm; C.J. Starr Agency was their sponsor. SYNOPSIS: Chad Remington, a small-town rancher's son, travels to the city to attain his Law Degree, with the intention of becoming a big city lawyer. However, life happens and hearing his father has been murdered, he heads back to the old homestead to solve his father's killing, eventually building a... Topics: Old Time Radio, Frontier Town, OTR Westerns
(18 Episodes) "Tennessee Jed" Broadcast in the mid-late 1940s, "Tennessee Jed" was a Monday thru Friday, 15 minute per episode, Western Soap Opera; the only sponsor for "Tennessee Jed" was Tip Top Bread. The role of Tennessee Jed Sloan was played by two men, Johnny Thomas and Don MacLaughlin; Sloans co-star was his faithful horse, Smokey. * def gp ddh ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Old Time Radio, Tennessee Jed, Tennessee Jed Sloan, OTR Westerns
(30 Episodes) Tom Mix Ralston Straight Shooters Thomas (Tom) Edwin Mix (born Thomas Hezikiah Mix January 6, 1880 – October 12, 1940) was an American film actor, starring in many of the early silent Western pictures. He is said to have made as many as 336 films between the years 1910 & 1935, all but nine of which were silent features. He was Hollywood’s first Western megastar & is noted as having helped define the genre for all cowboy actors to follow. SELIG POLYSCOPE: Mix began his... Topics: Old Time Radio Westerns, OTR Westerns, Tom Mix
(35 Episodes) "Romance of the Ranchos," broadcasting from 1941 thru 1942, is an historically correct OTR Drama, depicting the the expeditions of the men & women who attempted to tame the early California wilds. Based on the title records of its sponsor (Title Insurance and Trust Company of Los Angeles), "Romance of the Ranchos" brought appreciation of California through understanding of its past. (SOURCE: Times Past Old Time Radio Archives) Excellent program! One you... Topics: Old Time Radio, Romance of the Ranchos, OTR Westerns, OTR California
(13 Episode Series) "The American Trail" is a 1953, historically correct serial-drama, which accurately chronicles American History - including the Lewis & Clarke Expedition & the exploration and settlement of the American West. Sponsor: The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Ladies Auxiliary * def gp ddh Topics: Old Time Radio, The American Trail, OTR Westerns, Lewis & Clarke, American History, American...
(40 Episodes & 1 Audition) * Historically correct, "FORT LARAMIE" was a CBS Sustaining Western Drama created in 1955 by Producer/Director Norman MacDonnell. To protect series integrety, MacDonnell (creator of western-drama "Gunsmoke") insisted on historical accuracy in all episodes. When it came time to choose an actor to take on the role of the powerful lead character, Captain Lee Quince, MacDonnell, insisted the role go to 39 year old Canadian actor, Raymond Burr... Topics: Old Time Radio, Fort Laramie, OTR Westerns, Raymond Burr, Norman MacDonnell
(08 Episodes) "Hawk Larabee" KTUC Radio announcement 1948-01-03: ... "If you've got a touch of sage-brush in your view ... if you like the muted sounds of the wide-open spaces ... the thunder of horses ... & the smack of leather ... (& the crack of guns) ... then you'll want to listen Saturdays, for HAWK LARABEE!" ... 6:00 PM CBS Radio Network - KTUC 1400 on your Dial. Hawk's thrilling adventures are right out of the Old West. "Reach for yo' radio,... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Old Time Radio, Hawk Larabee, Hawk Durango, OTR Westerns, William Conrad, Elliott Lewis, Barton...